Thoughts from Anastasia Turchetta: Taking accountability for your image ... and your actions

"You will never change what you tolerate." ~ Joel Osteen

Disturbing comments in a closed online group are breathing life into that statement. This week, thirteen male fourth-year dental students were suspended from all clinical activities. As if our dental profession was deficient in relevant material to promote mistrust from within it, to surprisingly hit a whole new set of dysfunctional standards outside of it.

What you need to know about the link between HPV and oral cancer [VIDEO]

Sex and oral health—what’s the connection?

The story behind Perio Therapeutics and Beyond's consulting kit [VIDEO]

An interview with Colleen Rutledge, RDH, on her “Do-It-Yourself” Dental Hygiene Department Consulting Kit.

Dr. Jill Wade, Donna Starford, RDH, receive Orkos Award for treating high-risk periodontal disease patient

Dr. Jill Wade and Donna Starford, RDH, of Stonebriar Smile Design in Frisco, Texas, received the Orkos Award for professional excellence treating a patient at high risk for periodontal disease.

Prescription Perio Trays® helped play a major role in this patient's success.

What do RDHs want to see at the ADA? Let Anastasia answer your questions.

With the big American Dental Association annual session in New Orleans coming up next week, America's Dental Hygienist Anastasia Turchetta wants to know what YOU want to see from the big show.

Sex and oral health: What’s the connection?

Want to know more about the correlation between sex and oral health? It will be one of the topic focuses at this year’s DenMat Destination Education Event, ThinnovationTM.

Weekly new dental products roundup

You've missed a lot if you haven't seen recent new product information posts on www.dentalproductsreport.com. But, not to worry, the weekly new dental products roundup for the week of December 4, 2012 can get you back up to speed. Here's the latest product information, a video of the products and links to more detailed reports.

New Dental Products: Perio Therapeutics and Beyond DVDs by Colleen Rutledge, RDH

Increase the quality and quantity of non-surgical periodontal services your office provides with the 6-hour DVD seminar Perio Therapeutics and Beyond.


Entry 1: Journal of a changed hygienist

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Top 10 "What just happened?" moments in dental hygiene

You’re going about your day. You’re rockin’ your hygiene thing, yucking it up with your dental cronies in the lab, or perhaps you’re in the operatory for the periodic exam with the dentist, then all of a sudden- WHAMMO! 

Eva Watson, RDH. 

You know how this goes.